Forest Walks and more

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COVID-19 RESPONSE

Unfortunately, after a promising restart, our Guided Walks Programme has now been cancelled.  Why not try one of the waymarked trails?  Maps can be found here.  We hope to restart our Walks in March 2021.  Booking will be ESSENTIAL.

We will be reviewing our programme monthly. Please check back here for updates.

Please note we have also had to close the Visitor Centre at High Beach.

Click here for our COVID-19 statement

For Waymarked walk Maps, please click here

 

Winter Wonderland - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Friday 1 January 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel this event due to the COVID-19 Restrictions.  You will be contacted directly if you have booked a place on this event.

Come and enjoy the Beechwoods of the Forest for New Year’s Day celebratory walk led by naturalist Judy Adams. We hope to have a view of some deer. Suitable for families. Mince pies and mulled wine available at the end.

Meet: At the Forest Car Park, adjacent to the Royal Epping Forest Golf Club car park, Bury Road, Chingford, E4 7AZ.  Grid Ref TQ394 949.  Accessible by foot from Chingford Station.

To book, click Here

Discovering Knighton Woods - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Saturday 27 March  10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and join Ron and Pat Andrews for a walk exploring Knighton Woods and Lords Bushes in Buckhurst Hill. Now an isolated fragment of the Forest, it has a fascinating history and an interesting variety of trees and ponds.

Meet: At the Forest Car Park, Knighton Woods, Knighton Lane, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5HQ. Grid Ref: TQ407 936. Accessible by foot from Buckhurst Hill underground station on the Central Line.

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The Lost Roads - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Sunday 25 April  10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join Verderer Michael Chapman to explore the lost roads of the northern parishes of the Forest.  enjoy good views of the City in one direction and the Hertfordshire ridge in the other.

Meet: Gooseberry Hall, Epping Green.  Access via Carters lane, from Epping Upland CofE Primary School and the follow Open Garden Signs.

Grid Ref: TL 435 502

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Upcoming programme

We’re working on detailed pages, with maps, etc, so check back soon.

Meanwhile, visit us at the Epping Forest Visitor Centre at High Beach, Paul’s Nursery Road, High Beach, Loughton, IG10 4AF, Grid-Ref: TQ412981

About our walks

We have organised walks in the Forest for nearly 50 years. Our Celebration walk  began in 1978. Download one of the earlier publications about the walk, by clicking here.